Jul 3, 2018

Facebook shuts down Hello, Moves and tbh apps

All user data for tbh, along with fitness tracker Moves and Hello, an app which linked Facebook information with phone contacts, will all be deleted within 90 days, the firm said. In a statement, Facebook acknowledged that existing users of all three apps would be disappointed. Facebook acquired Moves in 2014, Hello in 2015 and tbh in 2017. Facebook has a long track record of acquiring apps and later closing them, said Jack Kent, analyst at IHS Markit. "Facebook's acquisition of tbh could be seen as its attempt to address challenges it was facing including trying to engage a younger, teen audience that could be less engaged with the core Facebook experience and also the negativity around the tone of wider social media conduct," he said.

Read the full story

 Related companies

Make a complaint about Facebook by viewing their customer service contacts.